Content Type

Handout

Publication Date

7-29-2019

Course Type

Library Credit Course

Additional Course Types

Library One-Shot

Audience

Undergraduate

Additional Keywords

literature; annotated bibliography; sciences; social sciences; audience; peer review; publishing process; grey literature; seminal works; content; primary research; secondary research; tertiary sources; practice literature

Abstract

Professors, social scientists, scientists, and experts use categories and terminology to describe types of literature. It is important to be familiar with and understand this terminology when conducting research and evaluating information sources. This is an especially useful tool for any student writing an annotated bibliography. Learn to use the terminology of a professional - audience, peer-review status, publishing process, seminal works, primary research, secondary research, practice literature, tertiary sources, and more.

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